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Stuff You Should Know

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Rank #10 in Society & Culture category

Society & Culture
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If you've ever wanted to know about champagne, satanism, the Stonewall Uprising, chaos theory, LSD, El Nino, true crime and Rosa Parks then look no further. Josh and Chuck have you covered.

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If you've ever wanted to know about champagne, satanism, the Stonewall Uprising, chaos theory, LSD, El Nino, true crime and Rosa Parks then look no further. Josh and Chuck have you covered.

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Quick, Easy Listening

By bnc620 - Jun 18 2019
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I have learned so many obscure things I didn’t know I didn’t know from this podcast. The hosts have a friendly banter and stay on topic (most times). Episodes are well-researched and interesting. Great show!

Interesting subjects but inaccurate

By Juliette2316 - Jun 18 2019
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I think these podcasts chose excellent subjects to review but the information is frequently in correct.

iTunes Ratings

38366 Ratings
Average Ratings
30455
3403
1644
1166
1698

Quick, Easy Listening

By bnc620 - Jun 18 2019
Read more
I have learned so many obscure things I didn’t know I didn’t know from this podcast. The hosts have a friendly banter and stay on topic (most times). Episodes are well-researched and interesting. Great show!

Interesting subjects but inaccurate

By Juliette2316 - Jun 18 2019
Read more
I think these podcasts chose excellent subjects to review but the information is frequently in correct.
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Stuff You Should Know

Updated about 1 month ago

Rank #10 in Society & Culture category

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If you've ever wanted to know about champagne, satanism, the Stonewall Uprising, chaos theory, LSD, El Nino, true crime and Rosa Parks then look no further. Josh and Chuck have you covered.

Rank #1: Are Artificial Sweeteners Really Bad For You?

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Artificial sweeteners have gotten a bad rap in the press for as long as they’ve been in use. But is it just the result of a fear of science or do artificial sweeteners cause real harm? A mounting body of studies is starting to paint a pretty grim picture.

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Jan 17 2017
58 mins
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Rank #2: How Ayahuasca Works

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One day in the Amazon Basin, a shaman put together a plant containing DMT with a vine that allows the body to absorb DMT. The combination, a foul-tasting, wildly hallucinogenic brew called ayahuasca, has changed cultures throughout the Americas. 

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Dec 11 2018
47 mins
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Rank #3: The Black Panther Party

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The Black Panther Party was a complex political movement that was unfairly painted as a militant group who hated white people. Far from it, they were actually men and women trying to effect change in their community. Their history is one of the more interesting American stories, from the early stages of policing the police to their community service efforts to their inevitable fall. Learn all about the Black Panther Party right now...

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Feb 16 2017
1 hour 6 mins
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Rank #4: Marijuana Vs. Alcohol: Which Is Worse For You?

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It's been the subject of teenage conversation for decades already, but now you can join Josh and Chuck as they dive into the science of how pot and booze affect your body, mind and behavior and learn which one comes out on top.

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Feb 01 2018
54 mins
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Rank #5: SYSK Selects: How Capgras Syndrome Works

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There is an extremely rare condition where the sufferer is convinced that everyone around him is an impostor posing as their friends and family. Learn about the neurology behind this strange and sad mental disorder in this episode.

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Jun 08 2019
28 mins
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Rank #6: What's the deal with accents?

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Accents are truly fascinating. Put simply, they are how a person sounds when they talk. From England to America and all over the world, the way people speak in their native tongue can vary drastically. What are the influences? When do accents begin to take hold? Can you lose or gain an accent? Learn about all this and more in today's decidedly interesting episode.

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Aug 17 2017
59 mins
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Rank #7: How the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World Works, Part I

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Long before slide rulers and pocket protectors, civilizations across the world used their noggins to build some impressive structures. Almost all have crumbled to ruins over the millennium, but thanks to the earliest tourists, we admire them still today.

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Dec 26 2017
45 mins
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Rank #8: How Psychopaths Work

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There are people who walk among us who seem normal, maybe even more charming or intelligent than average, yet they hide disturbing and at times dangerous personalities behind what one researcher called a 'mask of sanity.'

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Sep 12 2017
50 mins
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Rank #9: Narcissism: But what about me?

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This week Josh and Chuck dive into the world of narcissism, one of the most perplexing and disturbing disorders humans can have. Learn all you ever cared to know about people who largely are centered on the self, lack empathy and don't understand what the problem is with that behavior.

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Dec 19 2017
1 hour 2 mins
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Rank #10: The Manson Family Murders Part I

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The '60s ended with a lot of turbulence, not the least of which was the Manson Family Murders. What made Charles Manson so alluring to his family? What makes one person kill for another? And what did The Beatles have to do with it all? Learn all this and more in this two part episode.

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Jan 25 2018
48 mins
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Rank #11: Were Nazis Drug-Fueled Crankheads?

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Nazis were bad people. And it turns out a lot of them were high as kites on speed. Was this a recipe for disaster? Yes it was. 

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Apr 04 2019
47 mins
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Rank #12: Dr. Seuss: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

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The Seuss is loose in this episode about legendary children's book author Ted Geisel. The funny thing is, he didn't ever want children of his own, and his past work was a bit problematic.

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Dec 27 2018
54 mins
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Rank #13: How the Amityville Horror Worked

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In early 1975, the world was introduced to George and Kathy Lutz, a couple who had fled their home in Amityville, NY to escape a powerful, evil supernatural presence living there. And this being the 70s, the world went nuts for their story.

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Oct 25 2018
55 mins
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Rank #14: What's the deal with Baby Boomers?

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Baby Boomers are probably the most talked about generation in American history. But who are these people and how did they help shape the country we know today? Find out all about the big boom in today's episode.

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Jan 10 2017
51 mins
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Rank #15: How Swearing Works

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Swearing is something that's been done across all cultures, virtually since humans began speaking. What is it about these taboo words that offend some, and are beloved by others? Does it help to relieve stress to swear? Are there general rules of thumb about when it's OK to swear? All of your questions are answered in today's episode.

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Apr 20 2017
51 mins
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Rank #16: Sunburn, Suntans and Sunscreen

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It's pretty obvious something's gone wrong when you get a sunburn, but did you know a tan means you've damaged your DNA? Dive into the three Ss of summer and learn all about how to protect yourself from the sun.

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Jul 18 2017
50 mins
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Rank #17: How the Secret Service Works

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The U.S. Secret Service began after a mandate from President Lincoln called for a service to combat counterfeiters. Since then, they have become more well known as the agency that guards and protects the president and the first family, along with that of former presidents. Learn all about the ins and outs of the this not so secret service in today's episode.

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Sep 14 2017
56 mins
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Rank #18: How Barcodes Work

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Barcodes are everywhere. Those little lines and numbers that make up one of the most recognizable barcodes, the UPC, was designed to make going to the grocery a lot less miserable. It ended up becoming the central symbol of the global economy. 

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Jun 04 2019
56 mins
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Rank #19: How Personality Tests Work

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For millennia, we have tried to put human personalities into neat types, an effort psychology took up early in its history in an effort to legitimize itself. But is the idea of types – which all personality inventories are based on - flawed to begin with?

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Aug 24 2017
59 mins
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Rank #20: Is birth order important?

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There have been a lot of studies over the years regarding birth order. Some conclude that it's a big deal, while others more or less discount its importance. Learn all about it today.

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Apr 23 2019
54 mins
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